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An object of mass 10 kg is launched from the ground at  at an angle of  above the horizontal with a speed of 30 m/s. At some time after its launch, an explosion splits the projectile into two pieces. One piece of mass 4 kg is observed at (105 m, 43 m) at  s. Find the location of second piece at s?

a)

(10, 2)

b)

(48, 16)

c)

( )

d)

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An object of mass 10 kg is launched from the ground at  at an angle of  above the horizontal with a speed of 30 m/s. At some time after its launch, an explosion splits the projectile into two pieces. One piece of mass 4 kg is observed at (105 m, 43 m) at  s. Find the location of second piece at s?

a)

(10, 2)

b)

(48, 16)

c)

( )

d)

Information insufficient

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Answer Key : (d) -

(d)

As only the gravity force is acting on the system, the centre of mass of the system follows a parabolic path

At  ,

Let coordinates of the second piece, i.e., 6 kg piece be

Then

Negative value of  shows that the second piece collides the ground before



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